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Aditi Yadav

The Institute is headed by Aditi Yadav, our Founder and Artistic Director. She has learnt her art form from Padmashri Smt Sunayana Hazarilalji of the Janki Prasad Banaras Gharana, Guru Smt Shila Mehtaji, Guru Shri Chetan Saraiyaji


She completed her Nritya Visharad from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai and a Masters in Fine Arts, with a specialization in Kathak, from the Bharata College of Fine Arts, Mumbai. Aditi is a recipient of the National Scholarship for Kathak by the Ministry of Culture and was also named Talented Dancer by Akhil Bhartiya Sanskruti Sangh, Pune. In 2015-16, she was awarded the Tarang Padama at the Tarang Festival, the Bharat Parv by the Jabalpur Zilla Shiksha Vibhag, and the Panchamveda Nrutya Sadhak award by the Panchamveda Academy of Fine Arts and Culture, Ambajogai & Latur. 

Aditi has been a part of various dance festivals, workshops and has given some electrifying live performances on stage. She has performed at the following shows and festivals: 

Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan in Dec 2005 2006 2007

Kalagodha Festival, Kathak & Belly dance Fusion in Oct 2008

ICICI Prudential Annual Award Show in March 2008 

Kalaghoda Festival, Rainbow Dance in collaboration 6 other dance styles in Feb 2009

Akhil Bhartiya Sanskruti Sangh, Pune 2009

Spicmacay performances for schools in Vashi, Poddar School, IIT, and Management Institute in Kharghar

National Center of Performing Arts, Mumbai 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011

Dance Recital in Nov 2010

Kathak in collaboration with Bharatnatyam in 2011 

Nalanda Nrityosava 2012 in Mumbai.

Mahadevmangalam Temple Festival 2013 in Kerela

Wassup Andheri Festival, Mumbai 2013

Doordarshan Performance for Mother's Day award show 2013 in Mumbai

Gati Festival 2014 in Mumbai

Prajvalan 2014 in Thane

National Unity Dance Show 2014 in Mumbai

Gati Festival 2015 in Mumbai

Geet Ramayan 2015 in Mumbai

Mulund Mahotsava 2015 in Mumbai

* Samanvaya Festival 2015 in Mumbai

* Durga Puja Mahotsava 2015 in Nasik

* Tarang Festival 2015 in Mumbai

* Guruvandana Kathak Karya shala 2016 in Jabalpur

* Krishna Leela Utsav 2016 in Jabalpur

* Stri Shakti Samagram 2016 in Jabalpur

* Pachamveda Nrutyanjali- Classical Dance festival 2016 in Latur

* Sanskruti Jatan Sohala 2016 in Mumbai

* Kinkini Festival 2016 in Mumbai

* Natyanjali Mahashivratri Festival 2016 in Mumbai

* Guru Arpan 2016 in Mumbai

* Asicon 2016 in Mumbai

* Aaradhana fine Arts 2017 in Mumbai

* Sanskruti Jatan 2017 in Mumbai

*Moukambika Temple Performance 2022 in Navi Mumbai

*Diwali Mela 2022 in Mumbai

She has conducted Kathak dance sessions for Learner's Academy (ICSE school in Bandra).  She prepares Students in semi-classical dance performances for school Annual days (D.Y. Patil International School, Arya Vidya Mandir, Learner's Academy, and Dhirubhai Ambani School). She trained students in classical Kathak dance, folk, and Indian contemporary dance styles. She had trained employees at HDFC Bank. She also trains television and movie artists.  

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